"Ghost Eggs"- light-hearted parody of a ghost haunting a lesbian couple. Ghost is driven out by reality tv ghost hunters and the couple comes to miss said ghost. They go through lengths to fill the void of the ghost. Is silly.
"Theta"- an account of several people going through a day in which their decisions are based on deferred desires for a future that is not guaranteed. Is stern.
"Counterfeit Money Tree"- reeling from the loss of his girlfriend, Tommy wrestles with the question of is it better to be alone or to play third wheel to the strangest people he knows. Is odd.
"Beauty Takes Time"- Marcus and Roger meet every year to settle something. Instead they play cards. Also interlaced is Grace, the head of a film extras affiliation throwing an after-party where she meets a young man named Drew. Is tragic.
"The Vagina In Every Man"- a philosophical speech centred around the premise of gender equality by use of genetically modification. Is thoughtful.
"Max And The Generic Cold Spider"- set in the future UK, drug policy has become lax and alternative measures are taken to prevent kids from becoming addicts. Every fifteen year old must try heroin. Max and his friend Paul's time has come and though they are excited, the burden of their Decision Night threatens their youth. Is intense.
"The Unthoughts"- a series of violent deaths continue to occur in Allan's village. Most believe it to be the work of a sorcerer, but Allan is convinced a logical explanation is just at his fingertips. Problem is, as soon as he finds out the truth, who could he tell? Is creepy.
"I Play Pool"- this novella is Jimmy Fencoast's account of his license suspension. He begins to diet, tackles the difference between bored and upset, and will never drink Caldwell's again. Using his recent sojourn to the Philippines as a puzzle for must solve for happiness, he reflects upon his suspended summer. Is happy.